The Chicago Blackhawks announced today that they have recalled forward Victor Ejdsell (EHJ-suhl) on an emergency basis from the American Hockey League's Rockford IceHogs. Ejdsell will wear number 14 for the Blackhawks.
Ejdsell, 22, was acquired by the Blackhawks from the Nashville Predators on Feb. 26. He played in two games for the IceHogs, recording one assist on March 23 vs. Milwaukee. He tallied 34 points (20G, 14A) in 50 games with HV71 of the Swedish Hockey League prior to joining Rockford this year. He led the team in goals and points. He was named the Most Valuable Player of the Swedish second league (Allsvenskan) and Forward of the Year after the 2016-17 campaign, leading the league in points with 57 (25G, 32A). A native of Karlstad, Sweden, Ejdsell tallied 22 goals and 14 assists in 71 career SHL games, spanning three seasons with Farjestad BK (2014-16) and HV (2017-18).